Located in the heart of South Shields, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Arbeia Roman Fort and within 3 mi (5 km) of Marsden Rock Bird Reserve and Port Of Tyne. Tynemouth Castle is 3.1 mi (5 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has 2 bars/lounges and a porter/bellhop. Other amenities include a front-desk safe.

Coffee/tea makers

In addition to coffee/tea makers and hair dryers, guestrooms feature irons/ironing boards along with trouser presses and wake-up calls.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. This South Shields hotel also offers a safe deposit box at the front desk, a porter/bellhop, and an elevator (lift).

Best Western The Sea Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 37 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Phone 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service 

Where to Eat

The Fregate Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Tale of the Whale - This pub specializes in British cuisine.

Room service is available.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests” section of “Trip Preferences” when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 14:00:01


Check-out time is 11:00:01

Payment types


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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